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Thread: bassani x pipe - cats or o/r?
04-04-2009, 08:06 PM #1
bassani x pipe - cats or o/r?
I have a catted bassani X and bassani catback on the car right now. I took the baffles out and I'm pretty happy with the sound. I have straight pipes for it and was debating on putting them on - anybody have any suggestions with this same set up? Do you regret taking the cats off? I did a search but didn't have much luck.
Also, I assume the power wouldn't be much different either way?06 Vista Blue SC281 Vert
04-05-2009, 08:29 AM #2
04-05-2009, 09:02 AM #3
From what i have been told you will have a little bit more rwhp w/o cats, BUT you will have more rwtq with cats. I decided to keep my cats on.
04-05-2009, 10:09 AM #4
i have the O/R setup and sometimes wonder what the catted sounds like. But have no complants here.
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04-05-2009, 12:30 PM #5
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04-05-2009, 02:14 PM #6
I have had your setup since 2003. Leave the cats on unless you are after more noise gain than HP and TQ. M2C
04-05-2009, 02:47 PM #7
I took off my cats and wish I had them back,so another vote for KEEP THEM.Blowed Up ,Building 9.5:1 Teksid now.
04-05-2009, 03:28 PM #8
Leave them in, it sounds like crap with them out! Think redneck pickup. I'll never run an O/R X again on my car.
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04-05-2009, 06:34 PM #9
I think I'll leave them in. Getting it tuned Friday - thanks for the input fellas
04-07-2009, 07:02 PM #10
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04-10-2009, 08:02 AM #11
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The only time I don't like the setup is roughly 25%-50% throttle through 2000-3500 rpms or so. It gets a little too raspy for me. But, if you live in a city with a lot of traffic, I don't think there's a better setup. It sounds the best slowly accelerating through the gears. I always get complements when I'm cruising in traffic.2004 Whippled Mystichrome 610RWHP / 570RWTQ - SOLD
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04-10-2009, 11:03 AM #12
04-10-2009, 11:06 AM #13
Bassani O/R x + Borla stingers FTW
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04-10-2009, 11:07 AM #14
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